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Home Chinese Culture Qipao Picture Show (Part 1)

Chinese Women Traditional Dress
Qipao (Qi'pao)


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Qipao - Traditional Chinese Dress
As a traditional Chinese dress. Qipao is like a wonderful blossom in China's bright-colored fashion scene. Because of its unique charm, many women wear it to show their special grace.

The history of Qipao
In the early 17th century in North China, Nurhachi, set up the Eight
Banner System. Later he led his troops into Beijing and overthrew the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). After years, a collarless tube-shaped gown was well developed, which was worn by both genders. This is the early version of the Qipao. It became kind of popular among the royal palace of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to show the Manchu nobility.

Most of them were made of silk, and embroidered, with thick laces trimmed at the collar, sleeves and edges. The dress empresses of past dynasties wore them. Their style of dress was noted as the highest of standards for Chinese womenfor several thousand years.

Qipao characterize Chinese women's modesty, softness and beauty. Like Chinese women's personality.

Like many fashions, the beauty of Qipao stands away from others.
Stunning is one of its features from the collar, loop, chest, waist
and hips to the lower hem. Qipao completely shows off a woman's figure. Not only does it lay stress on the natural beauty of a female figure, but also makes women's legs appear more slender.

Mature women in Qipaos can display their graceful manner

Picture Show: Qipao (Part 1)
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